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The Ladybird Book - How it Works: The Student

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YHU0294 9780718184285 YHU0294 Boxer Books Multi 18.0000 12.0000 1.0000
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The Ladybird Book - How it Works: The Student

Being a student can be one of the best times of your life, or the worst, from the seminars you attend 90% of the time hungover to the mystery surrounding how to work a washing machine. This little book is a humorous celebration of university, created in the vintage style of the Ladybird books of the 1950s and 1960s, especially the Peter and Jane reading books.

Covering such subjects as student accommodation, budgeting on the weekly food shop, and the intoxicating fresher’s week, the book offers a light-hearted take on the serious business of combining the social and educational parts of passing uni. The book follows the layout of the original Ladybird books, with simple text on one page and an accompanying image opposite, painted in a warm watercolour style, just as the original Peter and Jane books were. The images portray scenes and situations in a very retro style, including an intoxicated student jokingly sat in a hospital bed, and the combined effort of 3 students trying to cook.

This book reveals the true lifestyle behind the academic years of a student’s life, with a very ‘tongue in cheek’ humour. Many who grew up with these books will fondly remember the sunny, clean and pleasant world portrayed in the illustrations from their own childhood reading lessons.

All students, lecturers and parents will relate to something in this book, whether they care to admit to it or not, and it makes an original gift for a birthday, Christmas or leaving gift for university - especially if accompanied by a large case of beer!

This book contains 53 pages of text and illustrations.

Additional Information

Range The Ladybird Books
Product Book
Material Paper
Colour Multi
Height (cm) 18
Width (cm) 12
Depth (cm) 1

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